Nog Prize #2
In which I am corrected as to Mongolian wrestling!
Nog Prize #1
In which I start the tradition of heralding people smarter than I am -- this time for catching something about Fredegund's entry!
Clarifying the language on Two Sprits: round two!
Ever been curious as to the upbringing of Two Spirits in Native American cultures? You should probably read this.
Nog Prize #7
A reader points out anachronisms in Fredegund's picture. Shoulda done the research.
Jeanne de Clisson: vanished, or faded?
In which I'm called out regarding the later life of Jeanne de Clisson, and I define the scope of the project.
Matilda of Tuscany
Fiery defender of the pope who made kings kneel before her.
The illegitimate daughter of a minor noble, after losing her husband, she became one of the most powerful and fierce women in Italy - commanding troops, insulting Machiavelli, and fighting Cesare Borgia with unmatched ferocity.
This revolutionary martyred herself to help rid China of the Qing dynasty.
This Indonesian queen ruled wisely and justly in life, and was deified as the embodiment of all evil after her death. The story of why gets a bit complicated.
Sonya Golden Hand
Russia's greatest female thief was so slippery that even once she was re-captured after escaping from a Siberian prison, nobody was totally sure it was her.